| Gal Luft |
(academic, “terror expert”)
|Alma mater||Johns Hopkins University|
|Member of||Committee on the Present Danger/Members, United States Committee for a Free Lebanon|
|Interests|| • geopolitics|
• energy security
Dr. Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) and co-founder of the Set America Free Coalition.
From Luft's profile on EMET:
Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) and co-chair of the Set America Free Coalition, an alliance of national security, environmental, labor and religious groups promoting ways to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. He specializes in strategy, geopolitics, "terrorism", Middle East and energy security. Newsweek Magazine called him a “tireless and independent advocate of energy security.” Dr. Luft has published numerous studies and articles on security and energy issues in various newspapers and publications such as Foreign Affairs, Commentary Magazine, Middle East Quarterly, LA Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. He appears frequently in the media and consults to various think tanks and news organizations worldwide. Dr. Luft testified before committees of the U.S. Congress, including Senate Foreign Relations, House International Relations, House Science and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He holds degrees in international relations, international economics, Middle East studies and strategic studies and a doctorate in strategic studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS,) Johns Hopkins University.
- Committee on the Present Danger
- Endowment for Middle East Truth
- Institute for Renewable Energy Policy at the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya, advisory board
- ↑ EMET Profile: Gal Luft, EMET About Us, Accessed: 18 October 2008